'A Selection of Plants that Attract Insects' available from Avondale Nursery

A Selection of Plants that Attract Insects

These are usually sun-loving plants, which will provide food for butterflies, pollen for bees. Encourage natural predators such as ladybirds and hoverflies, who keep the numbers down of less welcome visitors to the garden.

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SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Septemberrubin'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Septemberrubin'

Large rich purple-red flowers September-October.

1.30m £5.00

TRIFOLIUM rubens

Big deep red clover flowerheads on long stems.

60cm £5.00

TRIFOLIUM rubens
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rosa Sieger'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rosa Sieger'

Clear rose-pink large daisies.

AGM 1.20m £5.00

VERBENA officinalis var. grandiflora 'Bampton'

Shimmering cloud of narrow, dark purple stems and tiny pink flowers. Sun.

60cm £5.00

VERBENA officinalis var. grandiflora 'Bampton'
SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pieters'

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pieters'

Masses of red bobble flowers on slender stems through summer. Sun.

1.20m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Big Pink'

Smothered with bright pink drooping catkins in August and September.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Big Pink'
HELENIUM 'Amber'

HELENIUM 'Amber'

New introduction, has masses of amber flowers streaked with orange from late July-September. Sun.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Purple Tails'

Purple buds open to fuzzy pink droopy catkins. Sun.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Purple Tails'
SALVIA greggii 'Emperor'

SALVIA greggii 'Emperor'

Masses of wonderful maroon-purple flowers through summer and autumn. Hardy in a sunny, well-drained spot. Takes cuttings easily!

60cm £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Gladness'

Dark bronze stems bear translucent apricot flowers June to July.

90cm £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Gladness'
SANGUISORBA hakusanensis 'Lilac Squirrel'

SANGUISORBA hakusanensis 'Lilac Squirrel'

Blue-grey foliage, long lilac to cerise-pink squirrel tails on outstretched stems, July-September. Everyone's favourite!

1.00m £5.00

ACHILLEA 'Pretty Belinda'

Bright pink flowers fade to soft pink over summer. Sunny spot.

50cm £5.00

ACHILLEA 'Pretty Belinda'
ASTER amellus 'Grunder'

ASTER amellus 'Grunder'

Large lilac-blue daisies. Tidy and mildew-free, as are all A.amellus.

75cm £5.50

SALVIA 'Hot Lips'

A wonderful plant for containers or front of a sunny border. Red and white flowers from May to November. Can be hardy, but take cuttings.

AGM 90cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Hot Lips'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novi-belgii 'Farncombe Lilac'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novi-belgii 'Farncombe Lilac'

Double lilac-pink flowers August-October. HPS Conservation Scheme plant, well worth trying!

75cm £5.00

CYNARA cardunculus

Cardoon. Forms an epic, architectural mound of silver-grey foliage up to 1 metre long. Large, purple, thistle-like flowerheads tower above in late summer and autumn. Loves the sun.

AGM 2.50m £5.00

CYNARA cardunculus

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